Industry Data & Research

Industry data and research for professional home builders and remodelers.

Joint Center for Housing report assesses state of the nation's housing
June 24, 2015

Ownership at 25-year low; demand for rental housing remains strong

Millennials are not necessarily flocking to cities, the Urban Land Institute reports.
June 29, 2015

A recent study by the Urban Land Institute found that millennials aren't swapping the suburbs for city living as many prefer to dwell in centrally located neighborhoods.

High Price of Land means Low Construction Starts
June 17, 2015

Builders have to pay more for land, which means building bigger, more expensive homes is a safer bet to break even

WalletHub Ranks Best and Worst Cities for Families
June 16, 2015

It isn’t just schools that make or break a city’s livability for families. Huffington Post shares an infographic from WalletHub’s Best and Worst Cities for Families rankings.

Most American Homeowners Report They Are ‘Living Comfortably’
June 11, 2015

Homeowners also expressed optimism regarding home values

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June 10, 2015

A majority of Americans are pessimistic about buying a home

Homeownership Rate Will Decline Further as Demographics Shift
June 08, 2015

Rising rents, mounting student debt, and a shift in demographics contribute to the U.S. homeownership rate’s continuing decline

Want More Bedrooms, Bathrooms, and Patios in New Homes
June 04, 2015

Last year was the year of the McMansion, as the number of homes built with four or more bedrooms were 12 percentage points higher than it was in 2009

Top 100 Small Towns in the U.S.

Lebanon, N.H., tops the list of 100 best small towns. Photo: Jon Platek/Wikimedia Commons

June 03, 2015’s rankings of the top 100 small towns include places in every region and corner of the country

May 21, 2015

A majority of single-person households are homeowners, not renters


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